A look on the first Conference on Modern Technologies in Functional Polymeric Packaging

The first conference on modern technologies in functional polymeric packaging, run by Polymer Pishrafteh Dana Co., took place on January 31st to February 1st in Tehran’s beautiful Olympic hotel. Among the attendance were industry leading packaging companies, head of related organizations and many other such experts. The progress and advancements in different aspects of packaging were discussed in the form of 18 specialized lectures and 2 Q&A panels. Notable topics in these discussions were material selection and formulation design of polymer compounds for packaging industries, Potentials of producing base polymers for packaging applications, Packaging economy, Novel methods for meat, chicken, and fish packaging, packaging of food products with long shelf life, modified atmosphere in food packaging, Packaging properties for resistance against physical and environmental pollutions, barrier materials and tie layers, sealant materials and metallocene PE, new developments in lamination and converting.

An expo was also held to present the latest advancements/products of packaging companies. Ministry of agriculture, Iran fisheries organization, food producers, protein-product produecrs, dairy-product producers, drug producers, drug and food packaging companies, packaging raw material producers, and related machinery producers were some of the local companies that participated in this event. Speakers in this event came from reputable and well-established companies such as Mitsui Chemicals Euorope, Kuraray (EVAL Europe), Mitsui Chemicals Asia Pacific, Mitsui Chemicals India, Bandera, and Aksoy Plastik. Formation of two workgroups, namely fish and protein packaging was one of the initial results of this conference.

Key Speakers

Dr. Hamid GarmabiMember of the Iranian Parliament Committee on Industries and Mining - Board member of the Polymer Engineering Department at Amirkabir University
Ali Akbar MehrfardCommercial Deputy of Agricultural Minister
Dr. Hossein NazokdastBoard member of the Polymer Engineering Department at Amirkabir University
Dr. Eisa GolshahiGeneral Director of the Office of Quality control, processing and marketing development
Dr. Farahmand SalehzadehDeputy of General Health and Food Department - Iran Veterinary Organization

Other Speakers

Dr. Winfried HinterbauerMitsui Chemical Europe
Roman JaroszewskiTechnical Director of Mitsui Chemical Europe
Dr. Illya TolstovKuraray Russia
Kosuke WatanabeMitsui Chemical Japan
Hidetake NakanoMitsui Chemical Japan
Andrea CarraroBandera - Italy
Mirko ZisaBandera - Italy
Seljuk AksoyAksoy Plastik
Shinichi SakaguchiMitsui Chemical Japan
Suraj AryaMitsui Chemical India
Dr. Hamid AmiriCEO of PPD
Ramin KalhorPouya Polymer Tehran
Dr. Ali HedayatiR&D Manager at PPD
Dr. Milad MehranpoorTecves Iran & Chairman of the conference

More information

a comprehensive report on the first IPP conference can be downloaded here: ipp2017

and you can watch the first IPP conference video as well:

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Olympic Hotel – Tehran

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